[KI-LC] Proposed WG: Federation Interoperability Work Group

Joni Brennan joni at ieee-isto.org
Sat Jun 12 00:49:22 EDT 2010


FYI - I added John to the LC list this morning (PT) so he can receive and
respond directly to questions during the review question period.  I had also
fwd'd him the note from Paul along w/ the call reminder.

Thank you for the LC comments so far!

- Joni

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 9:14 AM, J. Trent Adams <adams at isoc.org> wrote:

>
> John -
>
> Here're another set of questions posed by Paul Madsen that would benefit
> from your response.
>
> As with the previous note, if you reply it may go to the LC list while
> at least Paul, Colin, and myself can feed the response to the group.
>
> Thanks again,
> Trent
>
>
> Paul Madsen wrote:
> > Notwithstanding my name on the charter :-), some feedback
> >
> > 1) 'Develop a multi-protocol solution potentially meta-data based by
> > which OpenID, IMI, WS-Fed, SAML and other protocols achieve
> > interoperability of Listing Services'
> >
> > it is not the protocols that achieve interoperability, but rather
> > different federations built on the various protocols
> >
> > 'Develop a multi-protocol solution (e.g. OpenID, IMI, WS-Fed, SAML),
> > potentially meta-data based, for interoperable Listing Services'
> >
> > 2) "The purpose of this Work Group is to profile existing
> > specifications to define an interoperable trust infrastructure for use
> > by parties participating in Trust Frameworks. This will allow entities
> > to determine the certification status and configuration parameters of
> > entities outside of their local federation"
> >
> > The 'configuration parameters' seems to be a late-add - are there
> > cross-protocol configuration params? Or is this referring to LOA params?
> >
> > Separately, does the 'outside of their local federation' suggest there
> > is no value to interoperable trust listings within a local federation?
> >
> > A para on the problem being addressed would be nice, e.g. "Currently,
> > different trust frameworks and protocols distribute their trust lists
> > to relying parties through a variety of mechanisms & syntax...."
> >
> > 3) Add Concordia DG as potential KI liason?
> >
> > paul
> >
> > On 5/10/2010 6:08 PM, J. Trent Adams wrote:
> >> All -
> >>
> >> As the acting LC Secretary I have accepted a charter to form the
> >> proposed "Federation Interoperability Work Group (FIWG)":
> >>
> >> http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/fiwg/Charter
> >>
> >> Please review their charter and either reply to this note with comments,
> >> or bring them to this week's call:
> >>
> >>     * Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
> >>     * Time: 3pm PDT | 6pm EDT | 22:00 UTC
> >>     * Teleconference Options:
> >>           o Skype: +9900827043671716
> >>           o US Dial-In: +1-201-793-9022 | Room Code: 3671716
> >>
> >> Also, please make every effort to attend this call so that we have the
> >> opportunity to entertain a motion to accept the formation of this group.
> >>
> >> As always, remember that if you have missed two scheduled calls, we may
> >> need to re-classify your group as non-voting in an effort to manage
> quorum.
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance,
> >> Trent
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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